Cards

Overview

Catch your readers attention with Cards! Highlight the content in your boxes to ensure more structured and easy to read Confluence pages.

Card macro

To add the Card macro to a page: 

  1. In the Confluence editor, choose + > Other Macros

  2. Find and select the Card macro.

Alternatively, just type ‘/' and the beginning of an element (tool or things in the insert menu) to see a list of suggestions and enter 'Card’.

Adding the Card macro in the Confluence editor.

The Card configuration dialog opens up and presents you a variation of Card types:

  • Basic

    • Text

    • Icon

    • Image

  • Content

    • People

    • Pages

    • Spaces

  • Templates

    • Banner

Basic cards

Basic cards are best used to direct users' attention to essential sections of your page. You can use multiple cards within one Card macro and adjust them by using the Layouts tool.

Text

The simple option to highlight the content that is most important to you.

You can add an optional title and text. By hovering over a card you can do following adjustment:

  • Delete card

  • Apply link

  • Add colour

    • Background

    • Bar (at top of the card)

Icon

Bring more attention to your cards with icons.

You can add an optional title and text. You can also select an icon by browsing or seraching easily for specific icons by entering keywords in the search bar.

By hovering over a card you can do following adjustment:

  • Delete card

  • Apply link

  • Add colour

    • Background

    • Bar (at top of the card)

    • Icon

Image

Individual images will provide you with outstanding cards.

You can add an optional title and text. You can also select add an image by clicking on the default visual and pasting an individual image URL.

By hovering over a card you can do following adjustment:

  • Delete card

  • Apply link

  • Add colour

    • Background

    • Bar (at top of the card)

  • Define image position

    • Top

    • Bottom

    • Right

    • Left


You can reorder individual Cards position by dragging and dropping them. Depending on the selected layout one Card macro can contain a maximum of 8 cards and two rows. The text colour is automatically adjusted - black or white - based on the colours you are using.

Templates

Templates are pre-defined and highly individual cards intended to be used for specific use cases.

When you need to get the message across.

You can add an optional title and text. You can also paste an individual image URL or apply a URL.

Outlook

Cards will receive updates to improve their stability, performance and functionality. The following features will be introduced to Cards soon:

  • More templates

  • Several UI and UX improvements

  • Easier way of adding dynamic content

In case you have any questions, need more detailed information or would like to share feature suggestions, please feel free to contact us via our service desk.